An improved process for the surface modification of SiO2 nanoparticles

Type
Article

Authors
Livi, Sébastien
Giannelis, Emmanuel P.

KAUST Grant Number
KUS-C1-018-02

Date
2012

Abstract
A phosphonium ionic liquid is used as an activator of silanol groups to improve the surface functionalization of silica nanoparticles with fluorosilanes in supercritical CO 2. © 2012 The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Citation
Livi S, Giannelis EP (2012) An improved process for the surface modification of SiO2 nanoparticles. Green Chem 14: 3013. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2gc36369k.

Acknowledgements
We gratefully acknowledge the support from DOE/NETL, under subcontract to ARI. This publication is based on work supported in part by Award No. KUS-C1-018-02, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Publisher
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Journal
Green Chemistry

DOI
10.1039/c2gc36369k

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